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2002 April

Letter to the Editor: April 2002

The chickens Come Home to Roost... How Could Storck and Glover Possibly Agree?... Soul-searching Needed... Reverence Lost...

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New Oxford Notes: April 2002

The secret weapon in the War on Terrorism: priestesses!... Apologize for making "hurtful" remarks? No way!... Fire alarms in the night... Episcopal fundamentalism in the Catholic Church...

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The Kasper-Ratzinger Debate & The State of the Church

WHEN CARDINALS CLASH IN PUBLIC, IT'S SERIOUS

Philip Blosser

Kasper's interest in the decentralization of Church authority is aided by the interpretive “wiggle room” provided by freelance historical and biblical interpretation.

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The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

BLOODY OR UNBLOODY — OR BOTH?

Mario Derksen

Since Christ’s Sacrifice is present both on Calvary and at every single Mass, it is the same Sacrifice, and what is said of one must be said of the other.

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A Liberal Litmus Test

CAN YOU JOIN THE ELITE?

Wayne Lela

You know you are a liberal if: (1) You say we should not be judgmental, but you judge and condemn sexists, racists, “homophobes,” etc. (2)...

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Letter From a Father to His Beloved Son

SEALED WITH BLOOD

Brian J. Kopp

Now I see that I lost you so many years earlier when I chose my work and research over raising you, my son.

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Harry Potter: Situation Ethics Candy-Coated for Kids

GUEST COLUMN

Ian Rutherford

What must be closely examined is what the Potter series says about good and evil, and what defines each.

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Catholic Chic

GUEST COLUMN

Richard Crepeau

I went to Catholic schools. I was taught by nuns and brothers. I even had some Jesuit training. I’m so chic I can hardly stand it. But please don’t tell anyone I am still a Catholic. It could ruin me.

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Reality Incognito

GUEST COLUMN

Lydia McGrew

When reality comes incognito, the retreat to crude empiricism against both reason and faith can be deadly.

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Not a One-Dimensional Anti-Communist

Patrick Rooney

The truth of Solzhenitsyn’s works attacked the foundation of the Soviet system, until it came crashing down under its own immoral weight.

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Why Pay a Shrink for What the Catholic Church Does for Free?

Oswald Sobrino

A buoyant Catholic will find sustenance in Confession, so take advantage of this astonishingly approachable but powerful sacrament and its richness!

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Briefly: April 2002

Reviews of The Third Secret: The CIA, Solidarity and the KGB's Plot to Kill the Pope... Saving Childhood: Protecting Our Children from the National Assault on Innocence... Newman's Challenge

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